SITC Cancer Immunotherapy Guidelines – Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck (HNSCC) Webinar

When:  Jul 24, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (ET)

On July 24, 2019, leading experts in cancer immunotherapy presented an overview of the recently published SITC Cancer Immunotherapy Guidelines – Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck (HNSCC) at a live webinar.

18CIG-logo-rgb.jpgThis FREE CME-, CNE-, CPE-certified webinar provided a chance for healthcare providers who treat cancer patients, including oncologists, physicians, disease specialists, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists and physician assistants to learn about the recommendations from the published guideline on immunotherapy for the treatment of head and neck cancers. 


The webinar faculty presented and discussed:

  • SITC's Cancer Immunotherapy Guidelines on immunotherapy for the treatment of head and neck cancer
  • New FDA approvals and the role of patient biomarker testing in optimizing treatment selection
  • Unique case studies that may require adaptation of cancer immunotherapy regimens
  • How best to manage immune-related adverse events

A dedicated question-and-answer session during the webinar provided an opportunity for attendees to converse with the faculty and ask questions about the guideline recommendations.

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Webinar Faculty:

  • Ezra Cohen, MD – University of California San Diego
  • Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD – UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
  • Quynh-Thu Le, MD, FACR, FASTRO – Stanford University 
  • Rom Leidner, MD – Earle A. Chiles Research Institute, Providence Cancer Center
  • Ravindra Uppaluri, MD, PhD – Dana-Farber Cancer Institute



Webinar Agenda:
3:00–3:05 p.m. EDT  Overview: welcome and introductions
3:05–3:40 p.m. EDT  Presentation and discussion of Guideline content 
3:40–3:55 p.m. EDT  Question and answer session
3:55–4:00 p.m. EDT  Closing remarks


Continuing Education Credit Information:
Continuing Education Credits are available for physicians, nurses and pharmacists. To view full accreditation information, click here

Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer


This webinar is supported, in part, by independent medical education grant funding from Amgen and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP



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